Daily Schedule


Friday, November 12, 2021

Times and topics subject to change. All times in Central Standard Time.

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.Attendee RegistrationPeacock Foyer
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.Exhibitor RegistrationGepetto's Foyer
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast for all attendeesLearning Center/Exhibit Hall
6:00 a.m. - Online
AAHKS Virtual Poster Exhibition OpensOnline Only,
Open Indefinitely
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.AAHKS Business of TJA Course
Co-Chairs: C. Lowry Barnes, MD, Michael P. Bolognesi, MD, and Craig J. Della Valle, MD
Wedgwood Ballroom
Pre-Registration Required
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.The Orthopaedic Team Member Course
Chair: Denis Nam, MD, MSc
Co-Chair: Christin A. Van Dine, PA-C
Cortez Ballroom
Pre-Registration Required
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.The Resident Arthroplasty Course
Chair: Michael J. Taunton, MD
Co-Chair: Scott M. Sporer, MD, MS
Grand Ballroom
Pre-Registration Required
7:00 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.Learning Center/Exhibit Hall OpenLearning Center/Exhibit Hall
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Industry Symposia
Industry Symposia are separate from the official program planned by the AAHKS Annual Meeting Program Committee
and DO NOT offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits unless noted by the sponsor.
Click here for
Industry Symposia descriptions.
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.NEW! The AAHKS Research Course
Co-Chairs: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc and Bryan D. Springer, MD
Chantilly Ballroom West
Pre-Registration Required
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch for all attendeesLearning Center/Exhibit Hall
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Ask the Experts Case SessionsCoronado Ballroom
2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.BreakLearning Center/Exhibit Hall
2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.President's Welcome to the 2021 AAHKS Annual Meeting
Richard Iorio, MD
Trinity Ballroom
3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.AAHKS Tribute to Lawrence D. Dorr, MD Trinity Ballroom
3:10 p.m. - 6:40 p.m.AAHKS General Session
Note: The entire General Session takes place in the Trinity Ballroom.
Trinity Ballroom
3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.Symposium I: Optimizing the Outpatient Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Pathway: From Practical Protocols to Optimal Outcomes
1) Introduction
2) Data Supporting Outpatient TJA
3) Outpatient TJA at the Hospital: How and Why
4) Optimized Protocols Are Critical to Success: Anesthesia, Patient Selection and Surgical Considerations
5) Joint Surgeons in the ASC: Business and Legal Principles We All Need to Know
6) Discussion
Michael P. Ast, MD
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
William A. Jiranek, MD
Raymond H. Kim, MD
4:10 p.m. - 5:18 p.m.Session One: Patient Outcomes After Total Joint Arthroplasty
Brett R. Levine, MD, MS and Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD
4:10 p.m.Paper #1
Is a Same-Day Discharge Arthroplasty Program Necessary? A Propensity-Matched Cohort Study
Roy I. Davidovitch, MD
New York, New York
4:16 p.m.Paper #2
Unicompartmental Arthroplasty: Efficacy and Safety of Same Day Discharge in the Elderly Population
Matthew Sloan, MD, MS
Boston, Massachusetts
4:22 p.m.Paper #3
Preoperative Patient Reported Outcome Reporting May Be Unreliable Among Multiple Settings
Daniel C. Sun, MD
Boston, Massachusetts
4:28 p.m.Paper #4
The Impact of Surgeon Variability on Patient-Reported Outcomes in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Carlos A. Higuera, MD
Weston, Florida
4:34 p.m.Discussion
4:44 p.m.Paper #5
Predictors of Success with Chronic Antibiotic Suppression for Prosthetic Joint Infections
Rebecca G. Burr, MD
Maywood, IL
4:50 p.m.Paper #6
What Dose of Preoperative Opioids Affects Outcomes After Total Hip Arthroplasty?
E. Bailey Terhune, MD
Chicago, Illinois
4:56 p.m.Paper #7
Preoperative PROMIS-29 Fatigue Score Predicts Postoperative Opioid Use After Primary TKA and THA
Eytan M. Debbi, MD, PhD
New York, New York
5:02 p.m.Paper #8
Neocortex Formation in a Tapered Wedge Stem Is Not Indicative of Complications or Worse Outcomes
Christopher E. Pelt, MD
Salt Lake City, Utah
5:08 p.m.Discussion
5:18 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.Lawrence D. Dorr, MD Humanitarian AwardTrinity Ballroom
Presented by: TBA
5:25 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.The Hip Society and The Knee Society Update
C. Anderson Engh, MD, THS President
Christopher L. Peters, MD, TKS First Vice President
Trinity Ballroom
5:40 p.m. - 6:40 p.m.Symposium II: The Popular Conversion Total Hip Arthroplasty: How to Attack These Tough Cases
1) Introduction
2) Acetabular Fractures: What Should I Do with These Screws and Plates?
3) Prior SCFE, LCP, and Femoral Neck Pinning: What's My Workflow?
4) Intramedullary Nails and Fixed-Angle Plates: Tips and Tricks
5) Hemiarthroplasties and Resurfacings: Conversion THA Pearls
6) Discussion
Matthew P. Abdel, MD
Daniel J. Berry, MD
James A. Browne, MD
Douglas E. Padgett, MD
6:40 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Networking Hour
Refreshments and light fare will be served.
Learning Center/Exhibit Hall
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